The holiday season is at hand, and there are plenty of reasons to head out of Chicago to relax and unwind for a few days. Traveling may prove to be too much, however, for residents with accessibility needs, so before fussing over transportation to either Midway or O’Hare, here are a few factors that you need to consider.
Bariatric wheelchairs are made for those who have a unique set of needs, and they are typically heavier and wider than standard wheelchairs. That’s the reason that those in bariatric wheelchairs need special transportation that can accommodate them and make them feel at ease in every ride.
Chicago is a bustling metropolis filled with people from all walks of life. Naturally, accessibility is also a concern among a number of residents who may have issues with mobility and the like. How could a city with a massive population ever address the need for accessible transportation?
Travelling through O’Hare on a wheelchair? The foot traffic can make navigating the 6th biggest airport in the world a challenge. Although, the airport is generally accessible, offering mobility assistance and facilities compliant to national accessibility guidelines. As for getting to and from O’Hare, that’s where private NEMT comes in.
If you dream of a wheelchair-friendly Chicago, then you should start with ensuring that you don’t hurt the feelings of people with disabilities. Here’s how you can start doing so.
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There are Different Types of Seat Cushions for Individual Needs If people in wheelchairs need a little more comfort, they can opt for different types of wheelchair cushions according to their needs. There are problems that can arise if wheelchair cushions are not used such as back pain (especially without proper lumbar support) and pressure […]
As people still need to meet their regular health needs, transportation becomes a major concern when getting to their medical appointments. Suburban areas such as Orland Park know this importance too well, prompting the need to get reliable, safe and accessible transportation to get around.
When you think of medical transportation, the first thing that pops into your head may be the “ambulance.” Plenty of people who may not be familiar with non-emergency medical transportation, often equating it to ambulance transportation. Although they both serve the same core purpose of transportation patients, there are big differences between the two.
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